Category Archives: Graphs

What now?

Via the Central Bank comes the following statistics. I’ve taken the stats and put them in a graph, which I think helps us understand the extent of the mortgage arrears problem. The euro amount of arrears of 180 days or more has increased by 375% since September 2009, or from €306,730,000 to €1,461,816,000 in just… Read More »

Graph of the day

House Completions (Number) by Month in Ireland 1975 – 2011 (a) House completions data series are based on the number of new dwellings connected by ESB Networks to the electricity supply and may not accord precisely with local authority boundaries. These represent the number of homes completed and available, and do not reflect any work-in… Read More »

Ireland quarterly deficit hits -36.51% of GDP

I’ve graphed some of the Eurostat data mentioned here. Brian Lucey reckons this means that our deficit for 2010 as a whole (as oppose to the quarterly figure) will be around -20%. Have we turned a corner?

House prices

Readers may recall that back in September 2009 I blogged about Finance Minister calling a floor in the property market, and how unlikely that situation was. Mr Lenihan was appearing before the Finance committee in relation to NAMA. Here is the video: I also drew (very poorly) some graphs, arguing that the only way property… Read More »

New car sales figures and other stats

[Cross posted from my own blog] New figures were released today, and they are not pretty. I’ve tabulated all new car sales on file from the CSO, that is since 1965: Here is the large version of that image. New car sales are now hovering around what they were at least 15 years ago. I’ve… Read More »